Trading Week 2022

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What Is Crypto On-Chain Analysis and How Do You Use it?
On-chain metrics turn blockchain-based transaction data into actionable crypto market insights.
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End of the Monopoly: How Bitcoin Will Usher in a New Era of Governance in Crypto
On the 14th anniversary of the date the Bitcoin white paper was published, Edan Yago reflects on the continuing revolution kickstarted by crypto.
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This Hair Stylist-Turned-Crypto-Trader Lived the 'Crypto Paradise' Dream, Until it Went South
This Hair Stylist-Turned-Crypto-Trader Lived the 'Crypto Paradise' Dream, Until it Went South
Celebrity hairstylist Silvia moved to Puerto Rico, trading crypto on her phone from exotic beaches on the island and living in "paradise." Then, the Terra-Luna fallout wiped o...
This Hair Stylist-Turned-Crypto-Trader Lived the 'Crypto Paradise' Dream, Until it Went South

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From Hairstylist to Crypto Trader: A Cautionary Tale
A New York hairstylist to rock stars became a technical trader in Puerto Rico. Here’s how she got rich, only to lose everything in the crypto winter. This article is part of C...
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Crypto exposes creators to the vicissitudes of the market – hardly solid ground to build, filmmaker Robin Schmidt writes. (Matias Malka via Unsplash, modified)
Web3 Has Failed the Creator Economy
Why would you voluntarily put the success of your brand in the hands of traders?
Crypto exposes creators to the vicissitudes of the market – hardly solid ground to build, filmmaker Robin Schmidt writes. (Matias Malka via Unsplash, modified)

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Novel Trading Opportunities in DeFi for TradFi
The crypto industry can provide novel opportunities to generate value, but some of those avenues can't all be found in traditional finance.
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Maren Altman uses astrology in her crypto trading strategy. (Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)
Maren Altman: Crypto’s TikTok Astrologer
Vitalik Buterin once likened blockchain to magic. Altman uses another type of trading system to be “your personal poet for the stars.”
Maren Altman uses astrology in her crypto trading strategy. (Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)

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Read 'em and Weep: Five Crypto Influencers Who Dealt Their Followers a Bad Hand
From fantastic price projections to paid project promotion without full disclosure, these crypto influencers played a losing game, dealing crypto recommendations that may have...
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Traders Are 'Valuable Resource' for Crypto Market: Analyst
Traders Are 'Valuable Resource' for Crypto Market: Analyst
Noelle Acheson, former head of research at CoinDesk and sister company Genesis Trading and current analyst for the Crypto Is Macro Now newsletter, explains why trading is esse...
Traders Are 'Valuable Resource' for Crypto Market: Analyst

What Is the Best Time To Trade Crypto?
What Is the Best Time To Trade Crypto?
Unlike traditional markets, cryptocurrency markets remain open 24/7. But this feature also poses a number of challenges for crypto traders. Here's what the data reveals about...
What Is the Best Time To Trade Crypto?